"As each day passes I can see a rapid and concerning deterioration in people’s mental state."
Unsafe abortion still accounts for at least one in 12 maternal deaths globally. And, compared to reductions in all the other direct causes of maternal deaths since 1990—severe bleeding, severe infection, blood pressure disorders and obstructed labour—there has been little improvement in the negative impact of unsafe abortion.
Doctors Without Borders has long recognized the need to provide medical care to women and girls seeking to terminate a pregnancy. Amanda from Mozambique tells us her story.
Find out more: www.safeabortioncare.msf.org